Transit Planning

CATS is conducting Early Scoping from August 31 – October 14, 2020. 

Visit the Online Open House to view project information, the interactive comment map, and the survey. 

Virtual Meetings September 15-29, 2020



What is the LYNX Silver Line?

The LYNX Silver Line is a proposed 26-mile light rail project from the City of Belmont in Gaston County, through Center City Charlotte and the Town of Matthews, with a potential extension into Union County. Key connections include:


• LYNX Blue Line Light Rail• BB&T Ballpark
• CityLYNX Gold Line Streetcar• Ovens Auditorium
• Charlotte Douglas International Airport• Bojangles Coliseum
• Charlotte Gateway District• Novant Uptown and Matthews hospitals
• Bank of America Stadium
• CPCC Central and Levine campuses





Pre-Project Development and Early Scoping.


CATS is currently in Pre-Project Development and conducting Early Scoping in collaboration with the Federal Transit Administration. CATS is refining the proposed alignment, or locally preferred alternative (LPA), and evaluating different alignment options to create a buildable project.  An important part of the process is community feedback - that's why we need your input! 


CATS will host live virtual public meetings that include a presentation and Q&A with the LYNX Silver Line project team. 


CATS will be hosting upcoming live virtual public meetings that includes a presentation and Q&A with the LYNX Silver Line project team. The 26-mile alignment has been broken into six focus segments to allow the project team and public to concentrate on particular areas of interest.




Tell Us What You Think!


Submit comments during the meeting or prior to the meeting by:

 

 LYNXSilverLine@publicinput.com

 

     or by calling 704-336-7433 (RIDE)

 

 

 

STAY IN THE KNOW!



Sign up your neighborhood or community group for a virtual meeting with project team.


Download the LYNX Silver Line toolkit with shareable project materials.


View/Download the LYNX Silver Line Fact Sheet.


 


 






Upcoming Live Virtual Public Meetings:

*Please note phone participants will not have the ability to provide comments or ask questions during the meeting. If you wish to ask questions via the chat box on YouTube sign-in to your YouTube or Google account.

 

If you require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act or translation services (free of charge), contact CATS Customer Service at 704-336-RIDE (7433) at least 7 days prior to the public meeting date.

Focus Area 1: Wilkinson Boulevard (City of Belmont to I-485)

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

Youtube Link:https://youtu.be/v8c03qzCT_Q

Phone Number: US: +1 646-558-8656 Webinar ID: 840 2369 5324 Passcode: 029453

 

Focus Area 2: Wilkinson Boulevard (I-485 to West Morehead Street)

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/cRPq06H0N5g

Phone Number: US: +1 646-558-8656 Webinar ID: 833 2498 9779 Passcode: 281490




Focus Area 3: Center City (West Morehead Street to Charlottetowne Avenue)

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/wbgwiIkMveA

Phone Number: US: +1 646-558-8656 Webinar ID: 825 7728 0351 Passcode: 473624 


Focus Area 4: Independence Boulevard (Charlottetowne Avenue to Idlewild Rd)

Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:30 p.m. 

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/j6o3C9qBTtA

Phone Number: US: +1 646-558-8656 Webinar ID: 884 3330 3129 Passcode: 032624


 

Focus Area 5: Independence Blvd (Idlewild Rd to just south of I-485 at CPCC Levine)

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 5:30 p.m. 

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/cTGkzh7P54Q

Phone Number: US: +1 646-558-8656 Webinar ID: 819 6947 0303   Passcode: 701367



Focus Area 6: Union County Extension

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 5:30 p.m.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/hlMbEfQVKfU

Phone Number: US: +1 646-558-8656 Webinar ID: 882 0169 2072 Passcode: 500053